At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 added 0.76% to hit a new 3-month high.
The biggest gainers of the session on the PSI 20 were Altri SGPS (LS: ALSS ), which rose 2.97% or 0.2000 points to trade at 6.9300 at the close. Mota Engil (LS: MOTA ) added 2.67% or 0.0460 points to end at 1.7700 and Ibersol SGPS (LS: IBS ) was up 2.62% or 0.220 points to 8.620 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Banco Comercial Portugues (LS: BCP ), which lost 0.41% or 0.0010 points to trade at 0.2427 in late trade. EDP Renovaveis (LS: EDPR ) added 0.19% or 0.0150 points to end at 7.9500 and Sonae Capital (LS: SONAC ) gained 0.23% or 0.0020 points to 0.8660.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 25 to 4 and 5 ended unchanged on the Lisbon Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Brent oil for March delivery was up 2.12% or 1.30 to $62.48 a barrel. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.90% or 1.51 to hit $53.58 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.76% or 9.85 to trade at $1282.45 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.33% to 1.1358, while EUR/GBP rose 0.52% to 0.8817.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.34% at 96.037.
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